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August 18, 2019Transparency of outer borough transit account and MTA Capital Program “Set-Aside” funds
Podcast episode Education
August 13, 2019118,997 is the number of students enrolled in charter schools in NYC in 2019. That enrollment has grown 66 percent since 2014 and applications continue to surpass the number of available seats. James Merriman, CEO of the New York City Charter School Center, joined the pod to discuss the politics, policies, promises, and pitfalls of charter schools.
August 13, 2019PIT revenues are a significant - and volatile - part of State and City budgets.
Press Release Transportation
August 08, 2019Seventeen groups call on MTA Capital Program Review Board to follow open meetings law.
August 07, 2019The MTA's 2020 Preliminary Budget and four-year financial plan reveals an alarming fiscal outlook.
August 02, 2019CBC urges the MTA to reconsider the proposed rule regarding five-year debarment of contractors.
Report State Budget
July 24, 2019Six facts about the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act, greenhouse gas emissions, energy consumption, production, regulation, and costs.
Podcast episode Education
July 19, 201998,000 is the number of seats for public school students constructed by the NYC School Construction Authority - about twice as many as in Yankee Stadium. Riley Edwards discusses alternative strategies for solving the crowding problem.
Special Feature Transportation
July 17, 2019This infographic presents a snapshot of NYC Transit's operating expenses, on-time performance, ridership, 5-year capital plans and facts about Central Business District tolling.
Statement State Budget
July 15, 2019Denise’s deep policy knowledge and decades of experience will build on CBC’s long history of excellence.
Blog Pensions & Benefits
July 12, 2019The bills would enhance benefits without providing enhanced services to taxpayers or offsetting savings.
Press Release Education
July 10, 2019CBC released a comprehensive report demonstrating how administrative solutions can reduce school crowding.
Blog Economic Development
July 09, 2019Three bills to create new economic development programs or expand existing programs passed both houses during the 2019 legislative session. The Governor should veto all three bills.
July 09, 2019Administrative solutions can reduce school crowding and limit the need to build expensive new school buildings.
Letter City Budget
July 05, 2019Creating a Rainy Day Fun fund would protect New Yorkers from potentially harmful service cuts and tax increases.
Podcast episode City Budget
July 03, 2019$3.2 billion is the amount NYC spends on homeless services, double what was spent in 2014, earning the agencies providing these services a spot on NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer's Agency Watch List. Learn more about this list and the Comptroller's assessment of the City budget, rent regulation reform, and more.
Blog City Budget
June 30, 2019The City’s spending obligations in fiscal year 2019 were $255 million greater than the revenues collected. How is this possible when State law and the City Charter require balanced budgets?
Testimony City Budget
June 27, 2019Establishing commercial waste zones can increase efficiency in collection, achieve substantial VMT reduction, and reduce the negative externalities.
Video City Budget
June 27, 2019At a fireside chat with CBC President Andrew Rein, NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer discussed City fiscal policy, the need for rainy day reserves, and how to promote New York City’s competitiveness, among other topics.
Special Feature City Budget
June 21, 2019The Budget Navigator is an online tool that allows New Yorkers to be their own budget watchdogs. Users can examine New York State or City revenues and expenses to determine levels of funding in recent years, analyze trends, and see how that funding compares between departments and services.